Italy Specific Risk of Coronavirus (COVID-19)
21 Aug 2020
This country has reported a recent increase in case numbers of coronavirus disease (COVID-19).
Following a review of the public health risk assessment process, this country has now changed from a low risk to a moderate risk of exposure to COVID-19.
Please check the fitfortravel Italy page regularly for updates on any changes to the risk of exposure to coronavirus (COVID-19).
Advice for Travellers
There is a moderate risk of exposure to coronavirus (COVID-19) in this country:
- Travellers are advised to consider avoiding non-essential travel to this country if they are at an increased risk of severe COVID-19
- All travellers should read the fitfortravel page COVID-19: Health Considerations for Travel
To determine if a traveller is at increased risk of severe COVID-19, check the following websites:
- Scotland: NHS inform website
- England, Wales and Northern Ireland: see NHS.uk website
Further information can be found on the Coronavirus disease (COVID-19) page.